Posted by: Pete Burden | May 30, 2008

Social capitalists of the world unite

Looking around the web the other day I came across the FastCompany 2008 Social Capitalist Awards.

Along with a bunch of 45 not-for-profits, there is also an interesting list of 10 “companies not only striving to make a profit, but to also make a difference.” This seems to me to be the most interesting subset of social venturing firms – companies that somehow work with both aims in mind.

FastCompany’s list includes, purely for your inspiration:

These may be small companies, but many are having a big impact. DWM, for example, has $250 million under management.
SustainAbility seems to be the only UK entrant. Does anyone know of an equivalent list for the UK?


  1. […] beyond the usual suspects  has been trying to add real value. Here’s last years FastCompany list. I wonder who will make it this […]

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